The world’s oceans and coastal ecosystems provide critical services — food security, livelihoods and coastal protection — for billions of people. Yet these valuable ecosystems lack sustainable governance resulting in continued degradation due to over and destructive fishing, habitat loss and pollution compounded by climate change. Because of their transboundary nature, these multi-country systems represent international public goods making ocean governance particularly complex.
The chapter 8 of this publication discuss about the exemplary model offered by the GEF LDCF on how to implement climate change adaptation projects.
An assessment of the GEF Small Grants Programme Community-Based Adaptation Project in Namibia
This publication recounts the ground gained in the course of the last twenty (20) years in supporting
communities and civil society organizations in their efforts to implement environment-cum-development initiatives.
The document is an illustration of the support program carried by South Africa's Cape Action for People and the Environment Program in the Cape Floristic Region.